28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Roster - Company K



Emanuel County

"Emanuel Rangers"


Commissioned Officers

Wilcox, John N. - Captain - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Detailed in Quartermaster Dept., December 21, 1862, and was in service April 5, 1864. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 18, 1865.

Spence, Green B. - 1st Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Resigned, having been elected Tax Receiver of Emanuel County, Georgia, March 5, 1864. (Born in Emanuel County, Georgia, December 27, 1830.)

Crump, Pleasant F. - 2nd Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Killed at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862.

Kirkland, Benjamin F. Jr. - 2nd Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Resigned October 14, 1862.


Non-Commissioned Officers

Buckalew, S.R. - 1st Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Appointed Ordnance Sergeant, June 1, 1862; Sutler, July 1862. Discharged, furnished Thomas Wheeless as substitute, May 15, 1863. Substitute deserted October 28, 1863.

Crump, Ezekiel Lewis - 2nd Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant June 1, 1862; Ordnance Sergeant in 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Martin, John R. - 3rd Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant, October 1862; 1st Lieutenant, March 5, 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Emanuel County, Georgia, May 21, 1836.)

McGarr, William O. - 4th Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Reduced to ranks, June 1863. Killed in 1865.

Coleman, L.B. - 5th Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Wounded near Richmond, Virginia, in 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant, June 1863. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Spence, Owen - 1st Corporal - September 10, 1861. On detached service at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Drew, Jeremiah - 2nd Corporal - September 10, 1861. Killed near Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864.

Bennett, L.J. - 3rd Corporal - September 10, 1861. Wounded near Richmond, Virginia, in 1862. Paroled, Augusta, Georgia, May 20, 1865.

Sherrod, Benjamin W. - 4th Corporal - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 30, 1865.

Walea, James S. - 5th Corporal - September 10, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant, October 14, 1862. Wounded at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 20, 1865.


Privates

Anderson, Wright - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed near Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864.

Andrews, Thomas - Private - August 1862. Appointed Color Corporal in 1863. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. Pension records show he was wounded at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Unable to return to command. (Born in Burke County, Georgia, about 1832. Died at Confederate Soldiers' Home, Atlanta, Georgia, April 21, 1924. Buried at Marietta, Georgia.)

Bennett, B.L. - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Bennett, B.N. - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 20, 1865. (Born in Georgia.)

Bishop, Allen - Private - September 10, 1861. Died April 10, 1862.

Bryant, James B. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died June 15, 1862.

Coleman, Milton E. - Private - September 10, 1861. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Pension records show he was at home, wounded, close of war. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 18, 1865.

Deal, William P. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital, May 15, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Dereso, Green T. (or Deriso) - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Dereso, James E. (or Deriso) - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital, April 15, 1862.

Drake, Newton J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Pension records show he was wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864, and left command near Bentonville, North Carolina, April 12, 1865. (Born in Emanuel County, Georgia, October 6, 1845 or 1847.)

Drake, Thomas - Private - September 10, 1861. Died at Richmond, Virginia, July 30, 1864. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Drake, Thomas C. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded near Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864. Died of wounds in 1864.

Drew, Michael - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Farmer, Henry - Private - September 10, 1861. Died February 10, 1862.

Goodwin, James E. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured near Farmville, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Released at Newport News, Virginia, June 26, 1865.

Goodwin, Thomas W. - Private - Enlisted as a Private in Co. B, 8th Regiment, Georgia State Troops December 19, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Appointed 2nd Sergeant of Co. C, 54th Regiment, Georgia Inf. April 22, 1862. Wounded. Transferred to Co. K, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. July 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Green, Daniel R. - Private - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Green, E.L. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 2nd Sergeant in 1863. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 18, 1865. Died February 24, 1902.

Grimes, Curtis C. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died August 31, 1862.

Grimes, Francis - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital May 15, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Hall, James - Private - March 4, 1861. On sick furlough of indulgence December 31, 1863. No later record.

Handberry, Hezekiah - Private - September 10, 1861. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. No later record.

Heckle, John - Private - March 4, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him on extra duty. No later record.

Heckle, Tolbert E. - Private - September 10, 1861. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. No later record. (Born in Emanuel County, Georgia, April 15, 1827.)

Hendrix, D.C. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 4, 1863. Killed near Richmond, Virginia, in 1864.

Hendrix, John Malcolm - Private - September 10, 1861. He survived the war and died on December 1, 1903.

Hendrix, Wiley W. - Private - September 10, 1861. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Bulloch County, Georgia, in 1839.)

Horn, H.J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Jenkins, Edwin Ezekiel - Private - August 4, 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Johnson, Daniel Wikler - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 31, 1865.

Johnson, James M. - Private - March 4, 1862. Captured at Goldsboro, North Carolina, March 10, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 28, 1865. (Born in Emanuel County, Georgia, in 1838.)

Johnson, John D. - Private - August 18, 1862. Transferred to Co. C, 54th Regiment, Georgia Inf. June 24, 1863. Roll for February 28, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Johnson, Russell W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in finger, necessitating amputation, at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Johnson, Seaborn A. - Private - 1863. Pension records show he was wounded near Richmond, Virginia, October 1864, and was furloughed from Camp Winder Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, for 60 days, February 1865. No later record. (Born in Georgia in 1847.)

Joiner, Henry - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in right lung at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, May 10, 1864. Died of wounds in General Hospital #9 at Richmond, Virginia, October 8, 1864.

Joiner, T.B. - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll dated August 31, 1863, reports him "Absent in hospital since December 1, 1862. Supposed to be dead."

Kirkland, Thomas B. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, July 15, 1862.

Lamb, James H.T. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant June 1863. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. No later record.

Lamb, John A. - Private - March 4, 1862. Died April 20, 1862.

Lamb, John W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865. Pension records show he was in hospital, wounded, close of war. Died at Swainsboro, Georgia, September 13, 1896.

Lamer, H.C. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, July 16, 1862.

Lawrence, J.D. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, underage, July 1862.

Lawson, A.W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Lodka, James - Private - September 10, 1861. Admitted to General Hospital #4, at Wilmington, North Carolina, with catarrah, January 13, 1865. Returned to duty January 14, 1865. No later record.

McKenzie, John A. - Private - in 1864. Pension records show he was left at Rock Hill Station on account of illness, April 6, 1865. (Born in Muscogee County, Georgia, in 1847.)

Miller, Godfrey - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Minton, George J. - Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 1st Corporal in 1863. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. Admitted to C.S.A. General Hospital #3, at Greensboro, North Carolina, with fever, date not given. No later record. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, May 1839.)

Moore, Thomas S. - Private - March 4, 1862. Transferred to Co. C, 54th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1864. Roll dated February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pensions records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Mosley, Eli (or Moxley) - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Oglesby, A.R. - Private - September 10, 1861. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. No later record.

Oglesby, Benjamin S. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appears last on roll for August 31, 1863.

Overstreet, William H. - Private - August 20, 1863. Deserted September 4, 1863.

Perry, E.B. - Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged, disability, May 15, 1862.

Pierce, William L. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 3rd Sergeant in 1863. Pension records show he was wounded, date and place not given, and was discharged on account of wounds. (Born in Burke County, Georgia, in 1835.)

Prichard, C.B. - Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged, disability, prior to December 17, 1862.

Proctor, Amos M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia.)

Proctor, A.D. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Died of wounds at Richmond, Virginia, July 4 or 10, 1862.

Proctor, Jonas R. - Private - August 18, 1862. Captured at Morris Island, South Carolina, September 7, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, in 1864. Received at Savannah River, Georgia, for exchange November 15, 1864. (Born in Georgia in 1841.)

Proctor, W.A. - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed near Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864.

Purvis, Adison - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, August 15, 1862. Died at Richmond, Virginia, September 9, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Purvis, Obediah - Private - September 10, 1861. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. No later record. (Born in Georgia, January 29, 1839.)

Scarboro, George W. (or Scarborough) - Private - Enlisted as a Private in Co. H, 48th Regiment, Georgia Inf. March 4, 1862. Transferred to Co. K, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. April 28, 1863. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. Pension records show he was in hospital close of war. (Born in Emanuel County, Georgia, in 1830.)

Scarboro, Samuel H. (or Scarborough) - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured at Morris Island, South Carolina, September 7, 1863. Exchanged March 17, 1864. Pension records show he was in Greensboro, North Carolina, hospital with typhoid fever close of war. (Born in Chattahoochee County, Georgia, September 1, 1841.)

Scarboro, William A. (or Scarborough) - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of typhoid fever in General Hospital at Mount Jackson, Virginia, February 22, 1862. Buried there.

Screws, James - Private - September 10, 1861.

Screws, Thomas S. - Private - March 4, 1862. Reported, "Absent, sent to hospital; supposed to be dead," on roll dated August 31, 1862.

Shaw, G. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died at Richmond, Virginia, June 3, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Sherrod, Green W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 20, 1865. (Born in Georgia in 1839. Died in Emanuel County, Georgia, in 1917.)

Sherrod, John W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 2nd Sergeant in 1863. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 26, 1865. Died in Emanuel County, Georgia, February 10, 1909.

Sherrod, W.G. - Private - April 22, 1862. Wounded near Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 26, 1865.

Spence, Jeremiah - Private - September 10, 1861. Died September 5, 1862.

Spence, Mathew - Private - March 4, 1862. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 18, 1865.

Sumner, A.C.- Private - September 10, 1861. In hospital December 17, 1862. Discharged at General Hospital, Farmville, Virginia, on account of chronic bronchitis, January 15, 1863.

Sumner, George M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Died in Lines Farm Hospital September 1862. Buried in Confederate Cemetery at Hagerstown, Maryland.

Sumner, John A. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died June 15, 1862.

Sumner, John W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Transferred to Co. H, 48th Regiment, Georgia Inf. April 28, 1863. Appointed 3rd Corporal December 1863. Wounded at Crater near Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864. Died of disease August 22, 1864. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery at Richmond, Virginia.

Sumner, S.W.L. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant in 1863. Captured near Kingston, North Carolina, March 8, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 19, 1865.

Sumner, Willis T. - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Walea, W.W. - Private - September 10, 1861. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. No later record. (Born in Georgia, February 13,1835.)

Wheeless, Thomas - Private - May 15, 1863. Substitute for S.R. Buckalew. Deserted October 28, 1863.

Wiggins, Thomas - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of pneumonia February 5, 1862.



Information compiled by Staff.

   


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